TNPSC AO Syllabus 2021 – Click Here to Download Agriculture Officer Exam Pattern


Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) is hiring Agricultural Officer (Extension) Posts. Exam Pattern data tabulated below will be very helpful for the applicants for their preparation. Exam pattern is most important and helpful for preparing for a written exam. With help of this Exam, patterns candidates can have an idea about which type of question is going to ask in the written exam. So, that applicant can get more marks in the written exam Here is the  Exam pattern of  TNPSC – Agricultural Officer.

TNPSC AO Syllabus 2021 Details:

Name of the Board Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name of the Post Agriculture Officer
No of Vacancy Various
Status Syllabus Available

Exam Pattern For TNPSC – Agricultural Officer

TNPSC AO Exam Pattern 2021:

Sr. No Papers Subjects Names No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration of Exam
1. I Agriculture Subjects 200 300 3 Hours
2. II General Studies 75 200 2 Hours
3. Aptitude & Mental Ability 25
Interview & Records 70 Â 5 Hours Total
Total 570

 TNPSC AO Syllabus 2021:

Fundamentals of Crop Production

  • Factors of Production
  • Agricultural seasons of India and Tamil Nadu
  • Cropping patterns in India and Tamil Nadu
  • Package of practices of different crops
  • Climatic zones of Indian & Tamil Nadu and their features
  • Weather forecasting
  • Minimal tillage
  • Nanoparticles and their applications.

Crop Management & Allied Agricultural Activities

  • Cropping systems and integrated farming
  • Recycling of agricultural waste
  • Balanced usage
  • Integrated nutrient management
  • Tractors & tillers
  • Agricultural implements and Machinery and their usage
  • livestock and poultry rearing.

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Crop Improvement

  • Principles of breeding
  • Modern tools in crop improvement
  • Latest varieties of major crops in Tamil Nadu
  • Variety release procedures
  • Application of biotechnology in agriculture
  • Transgenic Plants.

General Studies

  • Expansion and consolidation of British rule
  • Political Science
  • Tamil Nadu Judiciary in India
  • The preamble to the constitution
  • Salient features of the constitution
  • History and culture of India
  • General Science
  • Physics
  • Dravidian movement in TN-Political parties and populist schemes
  • Indian National Movement
  • Heat, light, and sound
  • Atomic and nuclear physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry and biotechnology
  • Electrochemistry
  • Botany
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Respiration
  • Excretion of metabolic waste
  • Bio communication
  • Zoology
  • Biodiversity and its conservation
  • National symbols
  • Profile of States-Defence
  • The emergence of national leaders
  • Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore
  • Human diseases-
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Communalism led to a partition
  • Geography
  • Social geography
  • population
  • Forest & wildlife
  • Agricultural pattern
  • Economics
  • Land reforms & agriculture-Application of science in agriculture Industrial growth
  • WTO-globalization & privatization
  • Science

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Aptitude and Mental Ability

  • Communications in information technology
  • Basic terms
  • Alphanumeric Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Analytical interpretation of data
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF)
  • Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple interest & Compound interest
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Logical Number / Alphabetical / Diagrammatic Sequences
  • Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzles
  • Dice
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Conversion of information to data
  • Collection, compilation, and presentation of data
  • Tables, graphs, diagrams-Parametric representation of data
  • Time and Work
  • Behavioral ability.

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What is the Exam Pattern for TNPSC AO 2021?

The Exam Pattern is Written Examination of Paper I & Paper II

What is the Selection Process for TNPSC AO 2021?

The Selection will be based on Written Examination and Interview.

How to Download TNPSC AO Syllabus 2021 PDF?

Candidates can download TNPSC AO Syllabus 2021 PDF from our website.